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So far Matt Chimento has created 21 blog entries.

March 2017

Microloans for Micro-Entrepreneurs Program Announcement

By | March 13th, 2017|News, Press Release, Small Business News|

Four women among first recipients of new ‘Microloans for Micro-Entrepreneurs Program’ presented by VEDC and Avon LLC on March 13, 2017. Sherman Oaks, CA – Four entrepreneurs were among the first recipients of the Microloans for Micro-Entrepreneurs Program developed for home businesses by VEDC – a non-profit small business lender founded in 1976. The one-day [...]

Elite Dance & Performing Arts – VEDC Spotlight

By | March 7th, 2017|Blog, California, Small Business Information, Spotlight|

Toni Ricci is anything but a typical dance instructor. Her friendly smile and business-like demeanor speak to her strong character and drive to achieve what few have: a successful dance studio and hundreds of students who call her business their second home. “I was five when I realized, ‘I really want to do this [...]

February 2017

Celebrating Black History Month: Annie Malone

By | February 16th, 2017|African-American, Blog, Women|

Annie Turnbo Malone was a businesswoman and philanthropist from Illinois, known for her cosmetic inventions and the Poro College. Because of her work, she’s sometimes referred to as the “mother” of the African American cosmetics, hair care, and beauty industries. Malone was also the first black female millionaire in America. […]

January 2017

December 2016